Giant Sequoia
National Monument

The Giant Sequoia National Monument is a 328,000-acre (1,330 km2) U.S. National Monument located in the southern Sierra Nevada in eastern central California. It is administered by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Sequoia National Forest and includes 38 of the 39 Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) groves that are located in the Sequoia National Forest, about half of the sequoia groves currently in existence, including one of the ten largest Giant Sequoias, the Boole Tree, which is 269 feet (82 m) high with a base circumference of 112 feet (38 m). The forest covers 824 square miles (1,326 square kilometers). The monument is in two sections. The northern section surrounds General Grant Grove and other parts of Kings Canyon National Park and is administered by the Hume Lake Ranger…
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For entry-level, class C canyoneering, it doesn’t get any better than the Seven …
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Deer Creek Grove is the southernmost grove of giant sequoias. Reachable by a sho…
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Located on a mountainside high above Camp Nelson, a little-used and mostly level…
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Buena Vista is Spanish for "good view," which is exactly what you’re going to ge…
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This hike starts in the low-elevation Belknap Camp grove, where sequoias grow am…
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Camp Nelson Trail, Giant Sequoia National Monument, California: 3.6 mile route a…
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The Belknap Complex has the best sequoia hiking in the Giant Sequoia National Mo…
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This prominent north-south trending ridge divides the Redwood Canyon and the Sto…
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The Trail of 100 Giants is the most popular attraction in the Giant Sequoia Nati…
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This difficult-to-reach grove is near the middle of a long dirt road that stretc…
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Giant Sequoia National Monument protects two large sections of the forest along …
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This peaceful trail descends a long hillside thtrough the pristine, unlogged Fre…
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Big Baldy Trail, in the Grant Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park, Calif…
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This small grove is part of the Evans Grove Complex, a band of widely-scattered …
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A great workout if you do the full 10 miles (round trip) from the highway. You s…
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